The U of M Southwest Research and Outreach Center is accepting applications for 2017 summer student plot technicians. Current college students majoring in Agronomy, Soils, Environmental Science and related fields are preferred, but students of all majors and high school students are also welcome to apply.
Technicians are responsible for assisting in the preparation, planting, caring for, sampling, and harvesting of crops and collection of research data. This is a great resume-building opportunity that gives students hands on experience with research, and college internships are available.
An application with a full position description is attached. Students typically work 40 hours per week and the starting salary is $10.00 hourly depending upon experience.